Sharapova Romps Into Australian Open Semifinals

Maria Sharapova, the second seed, took little time in dispatching Eugenie Bouchard, who was seeded seventh.

January 27, 2015

Berdych Keeps His Nerve in Lopsided Victory Over Nadal

With the quarterfinal victory at the Australian Open on Tuesday, Tomas Berdych, a Czech, snapped a 17-match...

January 27, 2015

Good Night, New York: Quiet Streets After a Harried Commute

Most people listened to warnings and left their jobs early, packing trains and roadways ahead of the usual...

January 27, 2015


Documents Show N.S.A.’s Wiretap Moves Before Congress’s Approval

A federal judge let the National Security Agency cull foreigners’ emails and phone calls without judicial...

January 27, 2015

Deputy: Police Kill Man Who Fired at Officers in Minnesota

Sheriff's office: Police shoot, kill man who opened fired on officers in Minnesota city hall

January 27, 2015

Obama Leading a High-Powered Delegation to Saudi Arabia

A bipartisan group of prominent current and former officials will join the president on Tuesday as he offers...

January 27, 2015


White House to Propose Allowing Oil Drilling off Atlantic Coast

While backing a decades-old effort by the energy industry, the Obama administration is also expected...

January 27, 2015

Pfizer to Cut Prevenar 13 Price Again

Pfizer said Monday it would cut the price of its pneumococcal vaccine for the third time in three years...

January 27, 2015

U.S. and India Share Sense of Unease Over China

President Obama found that his concerns were closely aligned with those of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

January 27, 2015


Budget Office Slashes Estimated Cost of Health Coverage

Changes to the predicted price tag for coverage under the Affordable Care Act resulted from many factors,...

January 27, 2015

Argentine Leader Attacks Spy Agency Amid Furor Over Prosecutor’s Death

Argentina’s president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, accused rogue factions of trying to sabotage...

January 27, 2015

S.&P. Cuts Russian Debt One Notch to Junk Level

Between Western sanctions on Russia and the sliding price of oil, the ratings agency cited narrowing...

January 26, 2015


 

FBI: NY Russian spy ring busted

The men would sometimes say they needed to meet to exchange tickets, but they never seemed to end up actually...

January 27, 2015

Facebook returns after outage

It's bad enough that the northeast has a horrible storm to contend with, but then Facebook and Instagram...

January 27, 2015

Cops shot during city meeting

A man opened fire on police attending a swearing-in ceremony for new officers in New Hope, Minnesota,...

January 27, 2015


Not much calm before the storm

The National Weather Service is using terms like "life-threatening" and "historic" to describe the weather...

January 27, 2015

'Doctor Who' star turns evil for Netflix series

January 27, 2015

Lawsuit filed in Joan Rivers' death

The estate of the late comedian Joan Rivers filed a lawsuit Monday in New York County Supreme Court detailing...

January 27, 2015


 

White House touts economic effect of Obama's immigration program

The White House said Monday that President Obama's executive actions on immigration could boost California's...

January 27, 2015

Chris Christie takes big 2016 step. How has that process reshaped him?

Gov. Chris Christie punctuated a weekend of political stumping at the Iowa Freedom Summit with the launch...

January 26, 2015

Remembering Auschwitz: 70 Years After Liberation (27 photos)

Tuesday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the passage of 70 years since the January...

January 26, 2015


How Taiwan is Curbing Children's Daily Technology Exposure

A lot of parents worry that their children are spending too much in front of phones and tablets. Parents...

January 26, 2015

Joy: The Subject Schools Lack

When Jonathan Swift proposed, in 1729, that the people of Ireland eat their children, he insisted it would...

January 26, 2015

Candidates vying for Tom LaBonge's seat try to break out of the pack

The campaign in an eclectic, recently redrawn City Council district that stretches from the Miracle Mile...

January 26, 2015


Photos of the Week: 1/17-1/23 (35 photos)

This week we have scenes of India's preparation for Republic Day, a new image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko...

January 23, 2015

Smart, Low-Income Students Who Shun Good Colleges

When asked in a research survey why he didn’t apply to a selective U.S. college, one high-achieving,...

January 23, 2015

Why I Am Not a Maker

Every once in a while, I am asked what I “make.” A hack day might require it, or a conference might...

January 23, 2015